(CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP) -- Congresswoman Candice Miller has earned the Harry S. Truman Award for distinguished service in support of national defense. The Republican from Macomb County received the award Tuesday in Chesterfield Township. The Truman Award is the highest honor given by the National Guard Association of the United States. It's awarded to those who have made sustained contributions to the defense and security of the United States. Previous recipients include Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, Senator Bob Dole and Bob Hope. The Truman Award was presented to Miller by General Gus Hargett, the president of the National Guard Association of the United States. Miller serves Michigan's 10th Congressional District, which includes northern Macomb County, a portion of Tuscola County, and St. Clair, Sanilac, Huron and Lapeer counties.
PICTURED: Congresswoman Candice Miller with the Harry S. Truman Award, presented by retired Major General Gus L. Hargett, Jr., President of NGAUS (right) and Major General Gregory J. Vadnais, Michigan Adjutant General (left).